University of Alabama Graduate Student Eston Whiteside
Eston Vance Whiteside, a committed business student, works toward his MBA at the University of Alabama's Birmingham campus. Early in his academic career, he achieved his BS in financial economics from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. While there, he joined the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity as a university scholar. After graduating from Southern Methodist, Eston Whiteside secured his JD from Drake University, where he participated as lead attorney in a mock trial involving the Des Moines University Medical School and the Drake Health Law Society.
Complementing the above, Eston Vance Whiteside acquired business skills in his capacity as intern with Towers Watson Reinsurance in London. There, he learned about marine insurance and served in Lloyd’s of London syndicate boxes. Later, Mr. Whiteside interned with the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Tuscaloosa in Alabama. In recognition of his accomplishments, the organization promoted him from intern to project manager.
Beyond his academic and work-related backgrounds, Mr. Whiteside holds membership with the First United Methodist Church.